Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits will present the full range of methodologies that are essential for understanding the basis of human genetic disorders, the origin of such diseases, and theories on how to determine one's genetic predisposition to certain genetic diseases.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgments. NEWTON MORTON'S CONTRIBUTIONS Newton Morton: The Wisconsin Years. Newton Morton's Influence on Genetics: The Morton Number. OVERVIEW AND PRELIMINARIES Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits: An Overview. Familial Resemblance and Heritability. Linkage and Association: Basic Concepts. PHENOTYPES AND GENOTYPES Definition of the Phenotype. Genotyping for Human Whole-Genome Scans: Past, Present, and Future. MODEL-BASED METHODS FOR LINKAGE ANALYSIS The Lod Score Method. Extension of the Lod Score: The Mod Score. Major Strengths and Weaknesses of the Lod Score Method. MODEL-FREE METHODS FOR LINKAGE AND ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS Overview of Model-free Methods for Linkage Analysis. Variance Component Methods for Detecting Complex Trait Loci. Linkage and Association with Structural Relationships. The Future of Genetic Case-Control Studies. Cost of Linkage versus Association Methods. Genotype-Environment Interaction in Transmission Disequilibrium Tests. Major Strengths and Weaknesses of
- Data Publicarii : 11 Oct 2000
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 583
- ISBN : 9780120176427